College Knowledge

  1. Explore your options
  2. Start the admissions process
  3. Make a financial plan
  4. Get set for success
  5. Build healthy habits

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll understand the steps in the college admissions process and be prepared to attend the school of your choice.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Dinner Party

Chefs are on the cutting edge of entertainment and are masters of building community at the table. They also have the thrill of defining and redefining delicious in their kitchens every day. For this badge, try on a chef’s apron as you throw a great dinner party, bring people together, and practice creating course after course with finesse and flair.

1. Create your menu
2. Make a budget and shopping list
3. Practice timing your courses
4. Explore imaginative ways to present food
5. Host your party

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to make and serve a fabulous three-course meal.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Eco Advocate

  1. Learn what eco advocates do
  2. Find an issue you’re passionate about
  3. Come up with a solution
  4. Advocate for your issue
  5. Teach others how to advocate for your cause

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned how to advocate for environmental issues concerning nature.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Good Credit

It’s almost impossible to go through life without borrowing money. Whether it’s something as basic as using a credit card or a more complex situation like a home mortgage or a small business loan, our economic system revolves around borrowing. And to borrow successfully, you need to have good credit. By completing this badge, you will know what it takes to keep good credit and borrow money smartly, including how to pay back what you owe in time — skills that will help you throughout life.

1. Get the scoop on credit scores
2. Find out how bank loans work
3. Learn the ins and outs of credit cards
4. Gather real-life borrowing stories
5. Write your own credit commitment

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know more about ways to borrow money and understand the importance of establishing good credit.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Justice

By identifying global environmental issues and creating their own vision for change, Ambassadors on the Justice Journey work together to address food and land-use issues, improve food delivery systems, fight hunger in developing nations, or rediscover healthy eating traditions.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.